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Amy Alcott

(1956 - )

Nineteen-year-old Amy Alcott was named the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) “Rookie of the Year” in 1975. In 1999, twenty-four years and 34 professional victories later, she was elected to the World Golf Hall of Fame.

Alcott’s career highlights include 29 LPGA Tour wins and five major titles. Her five majors are: 1979 Peter Jackson Classic, 1980 U.S. Women's Open, 1983, 1988 and 1991 Nabisco Dinah Shore.

In 1983, her winnings made Alcott the LPGA’s sixth millionaire. She became the third LPGA player to top $2 million in career earnings in 1988, and crossed the $3 million mark in 1994. At the time of her IJSHOF election, Alcott’s 3.4 million dollars in career earnings ranked #14 all-time on the Ladies Tour.

Alcott was the 17th woman to be inducted into the World (LPGA) Hall of Fame.

Sources: Jewish Sports Hall of Fame